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The World Development Indicators 2010 | World Bank

For economists and data geeks, the World Bank is today releasing an impressive document containing a host of statistics and economic facts covering all the worlds economies and showing shifts in key areas as noted below.

World Development Indicators 2010 | World Bank

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2010 — The World Development Indicators (WDI) 2010, released today, gives a statistical progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The WDI database, launched along with the World Bank’s Open Data initiative to provide free data to all users, includes more than 900 indicators documenting the state of all the world’s economies. The WDI covers education, health, poverty, environment, economy, trade, and much more.

“The WDI provides a valuable statistical picture of the world and how far we’ve come in advancing development,” said Justin Yifu Lin, the World Bank’s Chief Economist and the Senior Vice President for Development Economics.  “Making this comprehensive data free for all is a dream come true.”

WORLD DEVELOPMENT INDICATORS 2010

Complete Report as One File(18mb pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/complete.pdf

Preface, Acknowledgments, Table of Contents, Partners, Users Guide (1.27 mb
pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/Frontmatter.pdf

World View (3.14 mb pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/section1.pdf

People (3.03 mb pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/section2.pdf

Environment (2.52 mb pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/section3.pdf

Economy (3.69mb pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/section4.pdf

States and Markets (2.35mb pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/section5.pdf

Global Links (2.84mb pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/section6.pdf

Primary Data Documentation, Statistical Methods, Credits, Bibliography, Index
of Indicators (521k pdf)
http://media.worldbank.org/secure/wdi2010/pdf/Backmatter.pdf

Written by Colin Henderson

April 20, 2010 at 11:00

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  1. We need a userid and password to access this report?

    oriste

    April 24, 2010 at 06:14


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